Job Title: Middle School Theater Teacher
This person needs to be passionate about student centered learning and be committed to combining the power of forward-thinking skill development with the purposeful integration of research-based learning. Knowledge and practice of Understanding by Design teaching framework is preferred.
The Middle School Program at Miami Country Day School is well-respected in our community and nationally. Developmentally sound practices along with personalized learning experiences characterize our approach to instruction. We nurture a passion for lifelong learning, self-confidence and leadership. We strive to make education relevant and to give our students the foundation they need for success beyond life at Miami Country Day School.
The Arts Program at Miami Country Day School is well-respected in our community and nationally. We have a new 35,000 square foot Center for the Arts with 600+ seats theater/concert hall and Arts classrooms all under one roof! This venue enables the Miami Country Day community to showcase its award-winning artists, musicians, dancers and thespians. In addition, we have an amphitheater for outdoor performances.
The Theater teacher will be responsible for teaching 5 sections of drama courses for 6th, 7th, and 8th grades and directing two performances, academic advising to a group of 10-13 Middle School students, and actively participating in the Arts Department.
The successful candidate will be excited about working with Middle School students, possess excellent communication and organizational skills, and have experience with all elements of theater productions.
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Knowledge, Skills, and Physical Requirements:
Cristina M. Pla-Guzman, M.S.
Upper School Theatre Teacher
601 NE 107 Street | Miami, FL 33161
International Thespian Honor Society-Troupe 4043
Love the art in yourself
and not yourself in the art. –Stanislavski